dnews David Eccles School of Business

U Police Ask for Public Help Finding Rings

The University of Utah Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help finding some championship football rings recently stolen from the Dee glen Smith Athletic Center. Police received a report that someone forced open a display cabinet in the facility and stole a case containing eight football rings that belong to head University of Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham. Read More

September, 2005 from the U

New Program in Human Factors

The University of Utah is now offering students an opportunity to earn a certificate in “human factors” in addition to their undergraduate degree in psychology or other fields, according to Frank Drews, who directs the new program. Read More

Roger Payne

Secrets of the Whale Riders

University of Utah biologists studied the genetics of “whale lice” – small crustaceans that are parasites on endangered “right whales” – and showed the giant whales split into three species 5 million to 6 million years ago, and that all three species probably were equally abundant before whaling reduced their numbers. Read More

Bioengineering Meeting Sept. 16-17

The First Annual Mountain West Biomedical Engineering Conference will be held at the Snowbird resort Friday evening Sept. 16 and Saturday Sept. 17, featuring more than 100 presentations by students from Utah’s major universities. Read More

University of Utah Named Best Workplace for Commuters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) have designated the University of Utah as one of the “Best Workplaces for Commuters.” In bestowing the honor, the federal agencies acknowledged that the U meets the “national standard of excellence” to help reduce traffic and air pollution. Read More